NEW YORK, NY - MAY 30: United States Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley speaks during a UN Security Council emergency session on Israel-Gaza conflict at United Nations headquarter on May 30, 2018 in New York City. Palestinian militants fired rockets and mortar shells at southern Israel on Tuesday night, while Israel hit targets on the Gaza Strip with their fighter jets. (Photo by Eduardo Munoz Alvarez/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - MAY 30: United States Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley speaks during a UN Security Council emergency session on Israel-Gaza conflict at United Nations headquarter on May 30, 2018 in New York City. Palestinian militants fired rockets and mortar shells at southern Israel on Tuesday night, while Israel hit targets on the Gaza Strip with their fighter jets. (Photo by Eduardo Munoz Alvarez/Getty Images) Eduardo Munoz Alvarez Getty Images
NEW YORK, NY - MAY 30: United States Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley speaks during a UN Security Council emergency session on Israel-Gaza conflict at United Nations headquarter on May 30, 2018 in New York City. Palestinian militants fired rockets and mortar shells at southern Israel on Tuesday night, while Israel hit targets on the Gaza Strip with their fighter jets. (Photo by Eduardo Munoz Alvarez/Getty Images) Eduardo Munoz Alvarez Getty Images

Martin Vassolo is a general assignment reporter on the Miami Herald’s metro desk. He was a member of the Herald’s reporting team covering the 2018 midterm elections and Florida’s recount. Previously, he worked as a political reporting intern with the Herald and as editor-in-chief of the University of Florida’s student newspaper, The Independent Florida Alligator.